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to the streets. linda? >> reporter: and allen that message is if you must use your smart phones on the street, be aware of your surroundings. this neighbor is particularly vulnerable because a lot of people are texting, using their phones, not being aware and being robbed. it has been such a big problem that this business here on folk street decided to post a sign warning their customers. >> reporter: they are talking and they are texting as they walk down the street or sit at a sidewalk cafe. police call these folks easy targets for thieves. this woman was a victim in russian hill recently. >> i was just sitting there looking down at my phone and then somebody just grabbed it and it was like a phone wallet combo. i started chasing after them. but then like i realized there was two of them and i said what am i going to do? >> reporter: and that was enough for her boss and co- workers at this beauty store nearby to put up this sign warning customers. thieves are getting more aggressive, grabbing phones easily, but sometimes using pepper spray, even a gun to steal the phones. especially from wo
's move to grant himself sweeping powers. cbs reporter tara mergener tells us, at the same time, a shooting incident on the gaza- israel border has not caused a break in that fragile cease- fire. >> reporter: palestinians matched marched through the streets to bury a man shot on friday. he died when israeli troops opened fire on the gaza border. the israeli military says about 300 palestinians tried to breach the security fence at different points. so far, the incident hasn't compromised the two-day old cease-fire between israel and hamas. it was a common seen on gaza and egypt where two crossings are opened again. they closed when the fighting broke out. now palestinians can once again travel to egypt. egypt's president earned high praise from the u.s. for leading cease-fire negotiations. but now he is facing a backlash from his own people for trying to expand his powers. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: the egyptian president's spokesman announced on television that the president and his parliament would be exempt from legal challenges until a new constitution is written.
international airport. as mark sayre tells us, the fbi is taking it serious. >> reporter: they are in charge of the investigation and alameda county sheriff's deputies say there is no question that what they found is potentially very dangerous. the incident occurred here at the terminal 2 security checkpoint at the oakland international airport. authorities say 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann a 49-year-old resident of rancho palos verdes was trying to board a home to l.a.x. when attempted to pass through the security checkpoint with a suspicious watch. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board, and the watch itself, which was on incorrect time. >> reporter: it wasn't just the watch that drew the attention of authorities. it was also mcgann's overall behavior and an unusual alteration to his boots. >> they also had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. and he was very evasive on everything that he was doing. >> reporter: while no actual explosives were found on mcgann, nor in his luggage, authorities say there's no ques
faced a judge today. as cbs 5 reporter len ramirez tells us, that suspect appears to be ashamed of what he did. len. >> reporter: that's right. it was just the briefest of court appearances today for the suspect in this case jonathan wilbanks. in fact, he was in court less than a minute as he begins this process of a potential death penalty case. >>> reporter: wearing the red pullover and shackles of a man accused of murder, jonathan wilbanks walked to his first court appearance with his head down. he is accused of killing a man during an attempted carjacking and wounding a san jose cop after a string of armed robberies but he did not enter a plea. >> no thank you. >> reporter: outside, his court- appointed lawyer spoke to wilbanks' state of mind. >> extremely remorseful. >> reporter: wilbanks and an accomplice allegedly robbed four san jose businesses at gunpoint last friday night then killed 22-year-old rory parkpettiford while attempting to carjack him in the parking lot of a 7-eleven. later when tailed by a police patrol car, the crime partners allegedly stopped, got out and fired o
and hamas to come to a cease-fire. as cbs reporter danielle nottingham shows us, both sides are stepping up their assaults. >> reporter: israel made a second strike on this gaza city building where international and arab media work. the israelis say they killed a senior commander responsible for the hundreds of rockets fired into israel. at least 100 palestinians and three israelis have died since the violence erupted last wednesday. in southern israel, a hamas rocket ripped a hole through an empty school. police say it was one of at least 75 that landed overnight. israel's new iron dome defense system is helping keep casualty numbers low. >> i feel confident that the iron dome is going to be protecting us. >> reporter: the missile shield is successfully taking out hamas rockets before they land in populated areas like jerusalem and tel aviv. egypt is take a leading role in trying to broker a cease-fire between hamas and israel. president obama is traveling in asia and has been on the phone with leaders in the region. >> israel has every right to expect that it does not have missiles fired
. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo tells us he had some heartless last words for the victims' families. >> reporter: nathan burris wanted to turn his murder trial into a spectacle and he did. but it was the jurors who had the last word and it was the victims' families who had the last laugh. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. and i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> reporter: moments after jurors decided he should die for murder, joy outside the courtroom. >> we're so happy. >> reporter: this from people who didn't always support the death penalty. were you against the death penalty before this? >> i was. but now anybody that takes a life like that, they need to die. >> reporter: but to understand their change of heart, you have to understand their journey. three years ago, nathan burris murdered his ex-girlfriend, deborah ross and her friend ersie everette at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. he has been acting as his own attorney and frequently mocked the victims' families in court. today was no exception. burris became agitated and turned to everette's family
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